Meteor

  • Alien life found living in Earth's atmosphere 20-09-2013 05:15 PM

    British scientists claim to have found 'alien' organisms in Earth's atmosphere, suggesting that life is continually arriving to our planet from space and did not originate here. The team, led by the University of Sheffield, found small organisms that could have come from space after sending a specially designed balloon...
  • Watch live: The annual Perseid meteor shower 11-08-2013 08:20 AM

    On August 11 and 12, 2013, the annual Perseid meteor shower will peak, filling the sky with streaks of light, commonly known as shooting stars. Such visually stunning showers are actually but the tip of the iceberg when it comes to meteoroids slamming into Earth's atmosphere. Some 10 to 40...
  • Meteoroid impact triggers bright flash on the moon 18-05-2013 12:36 PM

    Cape Canaveral: An automated telescope monitoring the moon has captured images of an 88-pound (40 kg) rock slamming into the lunar surface, creating a bright flash of light, NASA scientists said on Friday. The explosion on March 17 was the biggest seen since NASA began watching the moon for meteoroid...
  • Watch: Meteorite fall in Russia's Urals 15-02-2013 03:14 PM

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  • Dazzling meteor shower to brighten up night skies 13-12-2011 12:06 PM

    New Delhi: Startling streaks of multi-coloured Geminids meteor shower will brighten up the sky on Wednesday night enthralling astronomy enthusiasts. One of the most spectacular meteor showers, Geminids produce up to 60 shooting stars. "Astro lovers are expected to see shooting stars whizzing past in the skies as the Geminid...
  • Meteor shower to light up night sky on Thursday 20-04-2011 10:21 PM

    New Delhi: Sky gazers may get a glimpse of shooting stars during Lyrids meteor shower on Thursday night. "They can see javelin-shaped shooting stars whizzing past in the skies at an amazing rate as Lyrids meteor shower will peak on the night of April 21 and 22," SPACE Scientific officer...
  • Night sky lights up with meteor showers 14-12-2010 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: Sky gazers can look forward to an exhibition of celestial fireworks as the night sky will be lit up by Geminid meteor showers that are expected to peak Tuesday. A rare celestial event, the Geminid meteor shower will be visible across most of India and people can see...
  • Suspected meteor rattles New Zealand 13-09-2006 12:32 PM

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